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headquarters in boston with what this evening has in store for the form he governor. visiting a couple of key swing states this afternoon and through the day before showing up here for election night. he started in ohio and then to pittsburgh. something he is trying to do last night in new hampshire. let's give a listen to what he had to say. >> the last months of our campaign have seen the gathering of strength. a real movement across this country. look at the size of these crowds. i understand that there are a few thousand people outdoors who couldn't get in. >> and the significant crowd expected here tonight as well. either plate tonight, either a concession speech or celebrate a hard fought victory. that is the latest live from boston. back to you, jim, pat. >>> thanks. president obama will watch election returns tonight in chicago. today he stopped by one of his campaign field offices. he thanked volunteers in person and on the phone. for their work on his behalf. steve handelsman has covered every step of this presidential caaign. he joins us live in chicago to wrap it all up. it is all
in boston, what was billed as the romney victory situation, now perhaps the saddest room in the country. peter. >> brian, a couple days ago, told us, barack obama's fire wall in ohio was burning. the obama campaign extinguished the fire. take a look around the room right now you can see the sober faces of disappointment here in boston. they knew that ohio was critical to a victory tonight. despite the fact that florida and virginia were still on the board they recognized as soon as ohio went up on the screens that this meant president obama would remain president of the united states. governor romney has been reviewing, watching the returns with his family, alongside his wife ann, five sons, their wives, and 16 of the 18 grandchildren. a short distance away from where we are at the convention center here in boston. as soon as they get the news which obviously they have gotten as well on the screens that they're watching as well, we are anticipating somepoint this evening we'll hear what would be a concession speech from governor romney. remember when he was on his plane earlier today we
in boston. joe biden will vote in delaware before joining him in chicago. tracie pots has the details on the final frantic day of campaigning. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, good morning. it may be a frantic day of voting too. this is one of the many polling places soon to open in ohio. take a look at the cincinnati inquirer. the headline, it's all up to us. ohio at the center of the political universe. while this state may, in fact, be important, it wasn't the first to vote. for the first time ever and with its lowest turnout in almost 50 years, a tie this morning in tiny dixville, notch. just after midnight they cast 5 votes for president obama, 5 for governor romney. a few hours south in manchester the governor ends his campaign. >> the last months of our campaign have seen the gathering of strength of a real movement across this country. it's evident in the size of these crowds like this tonight. my goodness. and i understand that there are a few thousand people outdoors that couldn't get in too. >> reporter: after voting near boston this morning, the governor hit
yesterday bringing snow from boston right through connecticut, over a foot of snow in parts of connecticut, new york and new jersey, is moving well out to sea. you can see the last of it around the boston area before it continues to move out. and behind this for us we're seeing clear excise. so the chilly, windy weather we saw today gave way to sunshine today. we will see much more in the way of sunshine during the day tomorrow, high pressure starting to settle on in. that's going to be mean mild weather. still a breeze tomorrow but not as strong as what we saw foed. say good-bye to theild weather, say hell will low to the warm weather, high pressure dominating saturday and sunday, temperatures that will get above average into the 70s potentially as we make our way through the holiday weekend. here's what we're talking about with the pattern change. we've seen this big trough in the jet stream. that brings cold air across the mid-atlantic and northeast, including the great lakes. also gives us that chance for coastal storm. that is no longer going to be the case. we'll see a ridge of high
york, new jersey, philadelphia. boston now seeing the snow. one of the hardest-hit areas from sandy was long island, staten island and then down the jersey shore, they are getting hit again by not just the strong winds, but heavy snow on top of what they've seen from sandy. here's more on that story. >> reporter: hey, doug. this is something that we've ever seen before. none of us at the weather channel can remember a snowfall nine days after a hurricane hits an area. that's what's happening here in point pleasant, new jersey. one of the beaches ravaged by sandy a week ago monday. what i'm walking up here is not a big pile of snow that you would see in the winter. this is sand. now, this is a temporary dune they've built since yesterday. they took all the sand that sandy took inland, six, seven blocks inland and they trucked it out here. it left about three to four feet of sand left on ocean avenue. so they trucked out the sand and started building the dune yesterday ahead of this nor'easter. some areas in krtconnecticut ha had six to eight inches of snow. the weekend looks sunny an
to move forward. >>> boston college fans were welcoming in virginia tech. the hokies looking to keep their bowl chances alive. pick it up third quarter, eagles lead. dropping back, he's going to go for it. deep pass to marcus davis, he's going to go up and get it, 37-yard touchdown. 17-13. this one's heading to overtime, tied at 23. logan thomas, all the time in the world to find randall dunn, back of the end zone. what a snag. boston college with the last chance to keep the game going. fourth and 11. chase redick with the short pass. david dudeck gets it. they bring him down. tech wins it 30-23. one more w. and tech's going to be bowl eligible. >> wild one down in morgantown. chuck bell loving this. oklahoma visiting west virginia. pick it up late. 44-43. gino smith finds steadman bailey, bailey finds the end zone. the mountaineers are going crazy. oklahoma they're not putting 27 seconds left in the game. landry jones to kenny stills for the five-yard score and the sooners win a thriller, 50-49. i know, he's taking a deep breath. navy hosting texas state on senior day in annapolis.
as they head to boston. plus, he was supposed to make headlines, but he's just been on the sidelines. what pierre garcon said about the rest of his season. that's all when news4 at 6:00 hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> undocumented students in maryland are celebrating a big win at the polls yesterday. voters approved ballot question 4. it allows undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at public colleges. it is maryland's version of the dream act. students must attend a maryland high school for three years. the student or their parents must prove that they filed state income taxes during that time. maryland is the first state in the country to approve this measure by a popular vote. >>> table games and a new casino are coming to maryland. voters yesterday approved a ballot issue, question 7 it's called, that would allow expanded gambling. >> tracee wilkins is at national harbor with
, who told supporters in boston he gave it his all and insisted washington must come together. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> the romney family has chosen to give back to america through public service, and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. >> reporter: the president won with slim majorities in key states -- ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where at 2:00 a.m. people were still in line voting. and, of course, all of their votes will still have to be counted, not to mention provisional ballots in ohio that we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. we're live this morning in chicago at obama's victory headquarters, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >> tracie, a question for you. we know the president -- the race was called fo
traveling with the romney campaign. and tonight that means headquarters, back home in boston. peter, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you. within the last hour, mitt romney just landed back here in boston after wrapping up his final campaign swing. tonight he's going to watch those returns alongside his wife ann and all five of their sons. during that last flight he spoke to reporters and said he was very proud of the campaign, adding, and i quote, we put it all on the field. at the end of an exhausting quest for the white house. mitt romney cast his ballot alongside his wife ann in their home state of massachusetts. his mind was on the midwest. >> i feel great about ohio. >> reporter: governor romney went straight from the polls to his campaign plane with paul ryan. >> i'm awed by the spirit and enthusiasm, support, energy, it's just amazing. thank you. >> reporter: while mr. romney thanks volunteers, later fueling up on fast food. it was a near traffic jam on the tarmac in cleveland. air force two carrying the vice president to a late campaign swing of his own touched d
in boston. plus, snow gets the best of d.c. united matchup against the red bulls. >>> the police are looking for some robbers in laurel, maryland, two men they say who walked into a recording studio this morning. they recorded a rap song and then when they were done they robbed the place. >> pat collins explains how police are hoping to track down the suspects. >> reporter: you and i have seen all sorts of security camera video from all sorts of places. this could be the first time the big clue in the case is a rap song. you see, the cops are looking for the guys singing this song. ♪ the song is called "larry hoover." it's dedicated to a famous gangster in chicago called king larry. but i'm getting way, way, way ahead of this story. let's go to the scene. laurel, maryland, right near the railroad tracks, lafayette drive. a large warehouse complex. small engine repair. auto body supply. and over here, copycat. it's a recording studio. around 1:00 this morning, two guys go inside copycat to record that "larry hoover" rap song. once that rap song was a wrap, the two singers walk out of the st
. >>> now to all the questions being aimed at romney campaign headquters in boston after a sad night there. and the question, what went wrong in the romney campaign. peter alexander covering for us there tonight. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you here in boston, this is apparently the intersection of politics and the nor'easter. in the words of one top aide to the romney campaign, the mood in that campaign is a lot like this weather, dreary, at the end of a six-year long quest for the white house. tonight, mitt romney is left asking is himself what might have been. dressed in a business suit and surrounded by family and friends and for a final few hours, the secret service team, mitt romney this morning left his boston hotel, quickly returning to life as a private citizen. >> hey, governor, can you give us a word? >> reporter: on this november 7th, the day romney promised they would get to work, the only work to do, packing up. after 90 minutes after most networks had called the race, mr. romney took the stage alone. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everythi
before returning to boston to watch returns. president obama who voted early last month dropped by a chicago campaign office to thank volunteers. but for both candidates, virginia is one of the battlegrounds they'll be most closely watching tonight. one both have visited in the past four days. >> how are you doing? >> reporter: in prince william county is a battleground within a battle ground. this man is sticking with the president in 2012. >> feel pretty good about it. i think that a lot of policies that he put in place, you don't see it until four years later. >> reporter: this young voter is casting his first ballot for barack obama. >> i did vote obama because he did a lot of changes. for instance, he ended one war in iraq. >> this voter is a change. an obama voter in 2008, the slow improvement in the economy has him making a switch. >> i voted for romney just because of the economy. i like obama. i think he is -- i think we need something changed up to affect the direction of the economy. >> reporter: this woman also says the economy, along with the unemployment rate, drov
seminoles and terps kick things off at noon. virginia tech heads north to take on boston college. howard looks to put the finishing touches on a great season when delaware state visits green stadium later today. navy hosts texas state bob cats and the 12th ranked oklahoma sooners pay a visit to morgan town to take on west virginia. that's your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. hope your saturday is a good one. >> carol, thanks. >>> a golden moment captured in the oval office. the u.s. women's gymnastics team stopped by the white house to visit with president obama yesterday. the fierce five were in town for a gymnastics tour. the team captured america's hearts this summer at the london olympics. they won the team all-around gold for the first time since 1996. >>> a big day for a well known comedian has people here in d.c. seeing double. >> ladies and gentlemen, one, two, me! >> steven colbert was in washington yesterday for the unveiling of his very own wax figure in northwest. colbert was born here in d.c. and hosts the colbert report on comedy central. you can see he was quite impresse
, and this not good. uh-oh, picked off by trey boston, and i've got more than a feeling. boston taking this one to the house, a 36-yard return. get the music reference, "more than a feeling"? thanks for the great feedback, guys. tar heels win 37-13. >> wow. >>> maryland should have their freshman sensation stefan digs back in the lineup, listed probable for the terps home season finale. >>> down in blacksburg, the hokies had no problems on the hardwood. james johnson his firth r first season at virginia tech, taking on zmi. gentleman rely eddie comes up with this one, ahead to eric grain and we call this a man-sized jam. green throwing it down with authority. he had 21, tech's leading scorer now over 1,000 for his career. playing some defense, too. green with the steal. he had three in the game, over to joey van zegran for the dunk, tech wins 95-80. the hokies now a perfect 3-0 on the season. >>> let's go across the street to bender arena, jeff jones' eagles hosting. birch passes to steven lumpkins down low,s part of a 7-0 au run. final minute be, au up by two. john castle, check out this shot,
. they need to get things fixed before saturday night's home opener against boston. rookie shooting guard bradley biel was quiet, scoring just eight points. but we know he can play. he will have more good nights than bad ones. right now, though, randy whitman wants to see the bradley biel of old. >> basically, i could take myself hard. i was all over the place. i wasn't as hyped or active on both ends as i usually am. the coach pointed out it's hard for me to see. i think i'm playing hard. but until they show you the film, it's totally different. the film never lies. >> you know, we talk a lot about robert griffin, iii and how impressive he is. i think we're going to be saying the same thing about bradley biel two or three months from now. >> he's got game. i'll be happy to see him turn it around. >> he needs help. president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that rht now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and
presidential race, mitt romney conceded to the president early this morning. danielle leigh is live in boston with more on that. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you can see behind me the ballroom is completely empty. people filed out very quickly after romney made a very brief concession speech. all of that excitement from earlier in the evening just completely fizzled out, really sucked out of this crowd, and they walked out in a quiet disappointment. mitt romney congratulated barack obama on his re-election and expressed his own disappointment. he also called on leaders to work together to address some of the problems facing the nation. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. and we citizens also have to rise to the occasion. >> reporter: and supporters here of mitt romney hope that happens. they're looking ahead to the future and are hoping that congress can look to the future and try to reach a compromise, particu
romney in cleveland. he is now on his way to boston where he and romney will watch the returns come in. >> the lines to vote have been long. in virginia, the lines snaked through buildings and spilled outside. some people reported waiting two to three hours to cast their ballots in virginia. and here is a live look now at the polling places in bailey's cross roads. there has been a long line here all day. but it is beginning to shorten at this point. the polls in virginia are open until 7:00 tonight. >> not only in virginia. d.c. and maryland, voters are waiting for hours to be part of this election. some precincts are slowed by machine problems. others are hoping with huge turnouts. more on the vote here's are determined to cast their ballots. >> reporter: we're live in eleanor roosevelt high school in green belt. one of the many voting places. the people you see behind me are mostly handing out campaign literature. there are no lines. that was not the case earlier. there were lines and equipment malfunctions but people did not give up. in prince george's county, some residents waited
that run through new york city out. getting amtrak service so they are able to connect boston to the southern part of the east coast and the new jersey transit system getting a few trains back online. a lot of work to get through and hope there is that they will be back online by monday. >> city fighting hard. >>> let's check the forecast. tom kiran, a chilly start to our day, tom. >> thankfully, dry weather since yesterday afternoon and evening to help our recovery, locally, clearing up trees and dealing with the aftermath of sandy here. there is the washington monument. mostly clear skies in washington. the past full moon there and to the right, the right is the planet jupiter. a few clouds elsewhere, floating from the north and west. chilly 42 at reagan national. got a bit of a breeze, 5 to 10 miles an hour. winds increase as the day progresses, and the last several hours, a few clouds south of washington and north, but not producing sprinkles like yesterday morning. in western maryland, yes, one snow shower in eastern garrett county. still recovering, many people out there
storm from washington all the way up towards new york and boston. but i do think we're setting up for that pattern. we'll see a trough, a deep trough, along the east coast. that means that storm coming up from the gulf of mexico. it could mean rain for us and possibly snow. i'll break that down for you, but right now, it's all about current temperatures. 35 in winchester, 35 in gaithersburg. i'll let you know about the weekend plus what i think about our next storm coming up. >> okay, doug, thank you. now, to the final stretch for the race for the white house. both president obama and mitt romney battled the ohio tonight. mitt romney spoke to a large crowd in west chester. the president spoke in lie ma, ohio. he'll have one more stop in the buckeye stay before he heads to wisconsin, iowa and then northern virginia. his rally, jiffy lube live tomorrow. >> today was the last day of early voting in maryland. and the lines wrapped around the building in some places, ased p their ballot. >> reporter: i can see that you're so cold, you're crying. >> yes, i am. >> reporter: dedicated vot
, and puts the wiz with their first lead of the game up 86-84. boston coming right back. paul pierce, why oh, why, he does it again. three of his 27 points on the night. celtics back on top. a one point lead late, four and a half seconds to go. martell webster blowing up a player off the inbound way off the mark. wizards fall just short. 89-86. >> our stars are so bad, you don't know if you're ever going to see daylight again. i didn't know if the sun was coming up tomorrow. i truly didn't. that's how bad it was to me sitting there. i don't know. >> chuck says the sun is coming up tomorrow. the maryland terrapins had only seven practices to turn to their freshman backup linebacker into their starting quarterback. the terps hosting georgia tech today with sean petty making his debut under center. terps fans trying to stay warm at birds stadium. there's petty who looked calm and cool early on, the yellowjackets jump on him in the first quarter. petty takes a big hit, fumble, georgia tech would recover, not a very nice welcome. it leads to this. a few plays later, tech in the red zone. they pit
, and boston. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by telephone or online to avoid sold-out trains and long lines at ticket counters. crews are still repairing damage caused by the storm last week. >>> a family trip turns into a tragedy after a toddler falls more than a dozen feet to his death at the zoo. >>> and the big walk in d.c. today to raise awareness for the number one cancer killer in the united states. >>> zoo officials in pittsburgh are promising a full investigation after a tragedy there this morning a. 3-year-old boy died after falling 13 feet into an exhibit of endangered wild dogs. the animals attacked him before keepers could get all of them away. the zoo says it's not sure if the boy died from the fall or attack. there were 11 dogs in the exhibit, one of them had to be killed. >>> few details tonight in a deadly shooting overnight in southeast d.c. someone called police around 2:15 this morning to report gunshots here. police found a 19-year-old man dead in a parking lot behind an apartment lot later this morning, investigators were focused on a wooded lot. no arre
days in the hospital with a few cracked ribs. >>> a woman fell onto the tracks at one of boston's commuter train stations. she was rescued by a stranger. fortunately the woman did not hit the third rail, the one that carries the electrical current. she only hurt her leg while dealing with this ordeal. this is the fourth time in recent months that someone has fallen onto the tracks in the boston area, and in each case strangers pulled the victims back onto the platform before trains arrived. >>> up next, a man changes his story, after accusing elmo's puppeteer of having an underage relationship. we'll tell you what sparked that. >>> producers at sesame street say kif inclash who brings elbow to life ras asked for additional time off after being cleared of sexual misconduct charges. despite feeling vindicated of the allegations, this dark cloud may continue to hang over him. >> reporter: he's the man behind one of sesame street's most cheerful characters. but kevin clash was anything but happy about allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor. monday sesame street released a sta
. >>> expect delays on metro. on the orange line, buses replace trains. the boston and virginia square stations will be closed. trains will single track between vienna and east falls church. same thing between grover and the red line. work starts tonight at 10:00 and will last through monday. all day on monday. >> yep. >> we're going to check on the midday traffic now. >> what's it looking like out there? >> hey, danella. >> speaking of metro, a crash. so far, no reported delays. as you make your trip, this is along gallows road. in that intersection, approach with caution. delays on 66. a three-mile back up. usual delays around this time. here is what nutley looks like heading to the beltway, 28 miles per hour and the drive will take 21 minutes. american legion bridge, construction continues on the outer loop. stick to the right. it's sluggish. back to you. >> see you in a few. this area is always in the spotlight, even more so today. film crews from the british broadcasting corporation shut down a road and brought a major star to the county. tony tull is live with more. is that actually a mov
, because the boston and other station ws are closed. all of it for trackwork. >> do you have to work today? >> yes, i do. that's where i'm on my way right now. >> are you going to be late? >> i don't know. i hope not. >> i'm supposed to go to the dentist. i guess i'm going to be late. >> reporter: these twitter pictures were sent by red line riders. they show pictures of crowded platforms where trains were being single tracked. >> i went down into the bethesda station this morning at 9:00 and there was many people leaving, going in. and when the train arrived it was packed. only a few people could get on. today there was clearly a real rewup. >> reporter: at the dreen belt station, passengers headed toward college station were not happy to hear about single tracking delays. add in a modified holiday schedule for metro buses, and it was delays all the way around. >> how long have you been waiting? >> a long time. >> reporter: as one person pointed out today, the track work, the delays are necessary. there's important safety work that metro has to do. it's frustrating for everyone. but we're
york and boston. also temperatures in the 40s. that's going to be it for the daytime highs. we see here, cooler air, another cold front. 48 will be the high on thursday. 54 in atlanta. so from the north to the south, much cooler temperatures happening for many locations. new orleans still in the mid-60s. orlando 80 degrees. you can find some warmth around the country but it is more likely than not to be in florida this time of the year and at times warmer weather in the southwest. phoenix 82 by friday. and then a lot of people will head out of town, maybe you have the full week off forring thissinging this next week. so any travel problems, looks like mainly on the west coast here from sacramento and san francisco and parts of the southeast will have a few showers, as well. on sunday, similar story here. a low off shore. we will watch to see what that the turns in to, but a chance of showers in the mid-atlantic. weekdays on the weather channel you can wake up with al. ♪ you can help othersink along the way. ♪ ♪ a portion of every bottle that they sell goes to fight ♪ ♪ breast
of boston and around the cape here. so that storm finally moving out of here. but it did leave a lot of snow in parts of the area. video out of connecticut, this was around the hartford area where they picked up a record snowfall for the month of november. over five inches in hartford. parts of connecticut picked up over a foot of snow. of course, this was right after sandy last week. very tough going across that region during the day today. at least early this morning. but with the sun coming out, things are going to get a lot better. the chilly, windy weather behind our storm system moving out of here. tomorrow, abundant sunshine once again. high pressure begins to develop. then the area of high pressure sticks around and we continue to warm up. by saturday, i think we're in the mid-60s. and by sunday and monday, temperatures in the low 70s. boy, do we need to see that. it's going to be a great time for the weekend. as far as the weather's concerned. clear skies, breezy and mild this evening. 47 to 52 degrees. tomorrow morning, clear skies, chilly start, 28 in some of the coldest suburbs t
. >>> things are back to normal after this morning's crash involving a metro bus. the bus to boston station t-boned a car, 12 people were on the bus and one person went to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> hundreds of victims of hurricane sandy will literally be getting a warm feeling, thanks to the generosity of northern virginia donors. the leesburg community are collecting blankets now to send up to folks who lost power and everything in last week's storm. they called their effort "operation keep them warm." it all began with calls for help from a minister and the manager. >> every time we had a community need, we have always stepped up very quickly to meet that community need and i think this is a great example of us doing that. and the community and the employees just really understanding what everybody in new york and new jersey is going through and really wanting to help and this is an easy way to do that. >> fedex is picking up the cost of shipping the blankets. donations are accepted at a noble loudon hospital until tuesday. >>> well, the annual holiday returns to national harbor
that at all. all up and down the east coast from long island, through boston, this storm is hitting people very hard. as we've been talking about the last couple of days, for us, we're not seeing us get hit hard at all. first off, the radar picture, if you take a look outside, we've got plenty of clouds across the region. we are starting to see some shower activity and some light rain moving in. that is all it is right now. light rain. i would not be surprised to see a few snowflakesed mixed in from time to time. most of this is in southern maryland, around fredericksburg. but most of this is very, very light. you may need to put those windshield wipers on just a little bit. but that is it. as you can see here, this is where the snow is, up through new york, trenton, new jersey, around the philadelphia area, seeing a mixture of rain and snow. and right along the shore, the places that were hit hardest by sandy, the jersey shore, long island, staten island, they are seeing tremendous snow right now. and not just with snow, they're looking at very strong winds, upwards of 40, 50, 60 miles no
is live in massachusetts, south of boston with a look at the conditions there. maria, good morning. >> well, good morning. you can see for yourself the conditions are pretty awful. the winds are anywhere from 40 to 50 miles per hour, at times gusting higher than that. you can see what it's doing to the water. then we have the overwatch along with that push of water. so we've seen a number of coastal flooding report places like nantucket having six inches of water over some spots. just over the last few hours, a buoy off of buzzard's bay, the winds gusted to 67 miles per hour. wind advisories posted all along the new england coast. they'll drop away this afternoon. that is some good news as the winds will start to ease, as the storm pulls away later tonight. still you see that potential for 30 to 40-mile-per-hour wind gusts. no doubt this will lead to some big head aches at boston logan. commuters either greeted with some flooding on the roadways or perhaps in places like worcester, mass, just to our north and west, looking at several inches of snowfall and that could continue the n
and the northeast is drying out but not really warming up. temperatures still in the 40s in new york city and boston. the 80s still dominate texas for the time being. look at the cold air with this next system that. continues to push eastward into your weekend. we've got showers, perhaps some thunderstorms here in the midwest and plenty of snow and cold air all the way down towards phoenix. a high of 63 as we head towards the weekend. northeast slowly warming up, melting that snow pretty rapidly. sunday temperatures warming up across the east. meanwhile showers and thunderstorms across the middle of the country and the 80s here in texas behind the system. temperatures denver only 30 for a high temperature. 25 in billings. now we're pushing the low 60s from d.c., new york, even towards boston as we head towards the end of the weekend. into next week here comes a front into the midwest and the ohio valley giving you some scattered showers and thunderstorms. look at the temperature contrast. chicago 40, kansas city 40. but still 60 in louisville ahead of that front. here comes yet more rain and mountai
its way off the coast of new england. right now north and east of boston. snowfall amounts up there, they had record snowfall. in fact, the snowiest november on record for central parts. look at the amounts. central park 4.7 inches of snow. bridgeport, connecticut, 5.4 inches of snowfall, after a hurricane, of course. as far as our temperatures go today, we're in the 50s. indeed chilly. we're going to be taking a bit of a breather from not just the chill that we've had out there over the last couple of days, almost two weeks now. but also, from this active pattern that we've been in. for your evening, 5:00, 7:00, under a clear sky. it's going to be chilly. we'll head down to 44 degrees by 9:00. 11:00 p.m., 42 degrees. sun sets today at 5:00. a dry, cold night. we've got a quiet day coming up tomorrow. and a warm break will be coming our way. wait until you see how high the temperatures are going to go, not just for the weekend, but also through the early part of next week. i'll have more in just a few minutes. >>> the army private charged with leaking government secrets to wikileaks
up towards new york and boston, which could see 60-mile-an-hour winds with this storm. so this is going to be a big storm. for us, however, we miss out on the biggest impacts of it. mostly clear, cool, but nice this evening. temperatures 40 to 46. i need to lower those because some areas are already in the 30s. tomorrow morning, 24 in some of the coldest areas to about 35 in the city. mostly clear and cold tomorrow afternoon. morning sunshine, afternoon clouds, continued chilly. 45 to about 50 degrees. windchills in the low 40s all day long. cold air sticks around. wednesday, thursday, watching that coastal storm closely. watch this. here comes friday, saturday, sunday and monday. temperatures warming up nicely. we could be near 70 in some areas by late sunday and monday. so it looks like the cold stretch will be over. i don't see it coming back for >> that will be welcomed. people need to bundle up if they're going to go to the polls tomorrow. >> tomorrow morning is going to be really cold, so make sure you're ready for that. ing up, to virginia voters. find out how the c
without carrying the mid western battleground. he'll return to boston to wait out the results. >> this is more than our moment, it's america's moment. the purpose and optimism. now, we are almost home. one final push and we'll get there. >> now, the president ended last night's event in iowa saying it's out of my hands, now it's in yours. he made an unexpected stop in hyde park. he's got a slight lead. romney campaigners remain confident and insist they are ahead. >> thanks for the update, melissa. >>> well, if the rest of the country votes like dicksville, new hampshire does, we could be in for a long night. they voted at midnight. for the first time in the history of dicksville notch, there was a tie vote. five residents voted for president obama and five voted for mitt romney. >>> vice president biden will join president obama in chicago later today. this morning, he voted in delaware. the vice president waited patiently in line to cast his ballot. he encouraged voters to wait in line for as long as it takes to have their voices heard. >>> paul ryan fulfilled his civic duty
in boston. 54 in jacksonville, florida. how about that. >>> 911 operators say they are amazed by a 4-year-old girl from virginia who saved her mother's life. jayla driver's mom has a history of seizures. the most recent one happened while she was home with her daughter back in september. her husband was at work. with her mother unconscious, it was up to jayla to call 911. >> my mom's having a seizure. so i thought i can call you guys. and i'm 4. i call people. i need you to help me. >> she was calm as a cucumber. she did so good. she was very polite. she listened to directions very well. >> jayla knew what to do, because her parents had gone over with it her before. the one thing and only thing she struggled with is unlocking the front door for the paramedics. eventually she got that, too. her mom is doing fine. >> wow. >> what a girl. >>> maybe one stephen colbert isn't enough for you. well, now there are two. the comedy channel political humorist was in town today. tom sherwood caught up with colbert who now sits among presidents in washington. >> reporter: stephen colbert walked into m
boston to jacksonville. 38 in boston right now. jacksonville, florida, only 58. temperatures are running some ten to 20 degrees below average across the entire east coast. and not just the east coast, all the way back toward the great lakes. the cool air continues in the rest of the forecast coming up. >>> still a lot of questions tonight about an fbi raid in district heights that left a teenager with shrapnel wounds. it happened this morning. an fbi s.w.a.t. team trying to serve a search warrant burst into a home with guns drawn. news4's jackie bensen is there live with the man in the house when the shots started ringing out. jackie? >> reporter: wendy, i want to tell you first of all, moments ago we received information, a press release from the office of the u.s. attorney for the district of columbia that references this indictment in a heroin distribution operation, an alleged heroin distribution operation in the district. it is what we are told led to the search warrant that was such a terrifying experience for this family. >> they almost shot and killed my daughter over a bogus war
will be limited today between washington, new york, and boston. that's because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid sold out trains and long lines at ticket counters. >>> today montgomery county council president will discuss pepco's response to hurricane sandy. roger verlander will meet with members of the media today at the county building in rockville. thousands lost electricity in the county as trees knocked over power lines after the storm. pepco is receiving generally high praise for its response to sandy, restoring power to everybody only a few days after the storm. >>> 6:06 is your time. 40 degrees. ahead, a tough one for the redskins and something you don't expect to hear from a head coach halfway through the season. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage
a little class in the joint, harvard and yale up in boston today the 129th meeting between those two, 43 with the sunshine in boston today. >> that is a good rivalry. >> we could use a little class here. >> thanks. legendary football player and coach mike ditka is recovering this morning after suffering a stroke. ditka was playing cards last night when he started to feel ill and had to be taken to the hospital. the 73-year-old told reporters he was feeling good and will be back to work soon. he is a football analyst for espn and other stations but says he won't be on the air this weekend. he had a heart attack in 1988 while coaching the bears. >>> after a season opening loss to kentucky the terps look to get on a roll to start off the year. >> carol maloney has the highlights in this morning's sports minute. >> good saturday morning everyone. we'll start with college hoops and a nonconference schedule for maryland. you know, a lot of folks called their opponent liu a cupcake. i admit i had to look them up to remember what they were called and what they're about. liu, long island universi
to concede after many networks took an hour to call the race. danielle leigh is live in boston with more on that. danielle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this ballroom cleared out almost immediately after romney conceded the race. thousands of once excited supporters walked out in quiet disappointment, in many ways, the life just sucked out of them. romney appeared for only a few minutes and briefly addressed everyone. he thanked them for their support, congratulated barack obama, and then he discussed his disappointment that he would not be the next u.s. president. >> i so wish, i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes, to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation shows another leader, and so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and for this great nation. thank you and god bless. >> reporter: and another key topic that came out of mitt romney's speech here, he said that leaders need to work together. he called on them to come across the table and address the gridlock in congress. that's something that's going to be a key topic in the n
this morning. all the way from denver, through washington, raleigh, up to boston, not a single drop of rain during the afternoon today. temperaturewise, it has been cool over that same period. 49 in cincinnati. look at jacksonville, florida, right now a temperature of 54 degrees. boston at 41 degrees. we're seeing very cool air for this part of november. all the way down toward the south. it's going to continue to stay here right on through the next couple of days and into the weekend. i'll show you what to expect for that thanksgiving holiday coming up. >>> well, tonight the twinkie, the ho ho, the snowball and classic cupcake, all american snack foods of that classic company could be in jeopardy. hostess, the company that created the tasty treats, announces it's closing its doors because of a labor dispute with its workers. pat collins tells us about the impact this could have on our area. >> reporter: i remember as a boy the old wonder bread bakery. it was near griffith stadium when the senators played. and you could smell that bread baking. you knew it was time to play ball. and after t
in front of our home fabz, should be a great atmosphere with boston coming in here. i anticipate these guys are looking forward to it. i am. >> i'm really excited. my family's going to be there. this is my town now. this is my city so to speak. i have to represent what i'm capable of doing as well as amymates. hopefully the fans will be able to support us throughout the whole year. >> they open up the season at home tomorrow against boston. the season opener. >>> another week, another cancellation in the nhl. today the league announced that the annual winter classic is no more. >> that's the best part. >> i know. the game scheduled for january 1st between the detroit red wings and toronto maple leafs at michigan stadium aka the big house in ann arbor. vance, we know you're a tennis guy. >> used to be. >> lagos, nigeria where venus and serena williams taking a tennis be match at a club that dates back so 1885. to celebrate her victory the elder williams, she's busting a move to a popular nigerian song. you know, it's no gangnam style, but she's got it. she is impressing the crowd. first i wa
. the c the campaign victory celebration fireworks in boston harbor had to be taken down. somehow this ended up on the web, the romney feature, how to join the romney administration that of course, was not to be. >>> by now, most of us know the phrase jumping the shark to mean the moment something goes from relevant to passe, to overdone, bob brunner wrote the episode of the tv series "happy days," in which fonzi jumped over a shark while on water skis, the show lasted five more years, after the show that immortalized irrelevant. as a phrase, he made laverne and shirley, and the odd couple rele. he was 78 years ol he was 78 years old. d. >>> up next, a lot of people getting a well-deserved vacation without ever leaving home. in re. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. cool. you found it. wow. nice place. yeah. [ chuckles ] the family thinks i'm out shipping these. smooth move. you used priority mail flat rate boxes. if it fits, it ships for a low, flat rate. paid for postage online and arranged a free pickup. and i'm gonna track them online, too. nice. b
to not bring a lot of precipitation inland, but with cold air around, it could be snowing from boston to new york and right down through new jersey into delaware and areas just north and east of washington. this is as of 3:00 this afternoon. that's when we'll have some of that colder air getting drawn into the storm, changing the rain to snow. and then this evening, this is as of 7:00 p.m., we still could have some of that just to the north and east of washington, some of the heavier amounts of snow, northern delaware, up into new jersey, and around the new york city area. and then that storm system then deepens more and moves on up toward eastern new england, and we here will dry out. this is a thursday morning at 5:00. we ought to have the cloud cover breaking up. we'll get some sunshine back tomorrow. i'll have all the details on that. we'll take a look at the seven day outlook. that will be coming up here in another ten minutes. for the day today, hour by hour. you'll need an umbrella this morning. a chilly light rain by 6:00 a.m., upper 30s. by noontime, the low 40s. winds will begin to
companies donating water. >>> amtrak service will be limited today between new york, washington, and boston because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid sold out trains or long lines at the ticket counters. >>> meanwhile new york is preparing for tomorrow's election as well. generators on stand by at a warehouse in brooklyn. they'll be shipped out to the new york city board of elections. nearly 60 polling locations across the five boroughs had to be closed or moved because of sandy. >>> later this morning, montgomery county's council president will discuss pepco's response to sandy. he'll meet with members of the media today at the council office building in rockville. thousands were without power in the county following a massive storm. pepco is receiving generally high praise for its response to sandy restoring power to everyone only a few days after the storm. people in garrett county, maryland, are finally digging out after the storm. sandy dumped more than 30 inches of snow in that area. more
, new york and boston. amtrak telling passengers to make reservations by phone or on line to avoid sold out lines. crews repairing damage from the storm last week. chris christie says he appreciates all that president obama has done in the weak of hurricane sandy, but he still voting for mitt romney. the new jersey governor says his compliments of the president's handling of the hurricane do not equal an endorsement for a second term. christie endorsed romney a year ago and raised a lot of money in campaign for him across the country. he says romney is the pebest person to get the american economy moving again. >> new york is preparing and generators on stand by in brooklyn. over the next day shipped out to the new york city board of elections. nearly 60 polling locations across the five boroughs had to close or be moved because of superstorm sandy. when we come right back, stay with news 4 and nbc washington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact. and remember, you can help storm victims by going to redcross.org calling 1-800-helpnow. or text the word "red cross" to 90999 to ma
the key and political divide remains and in "the columbus dispatch." ohio wins with ohio. the "boston globe" reads "economy kept obama afloat. blocked romney win, and here's a forward thinking headline in "the wisconsin state journal." observers say paul ryan now a front-runner for the 2016 gop nomination. tell me we're not already talking about 2016. >> let the race begin. of course, we're keeping our eye on another big story as well this morning. can you probably see the flags moving pretty briskly behind us. that is a sign of what's to come as nasty weather, a nor'easter bears down on already storm-ravaged parts of this east coast. al is live along the new jersey shore with what we can expect. >> all right. we want to get right to our top story, the election results. nbc's kristen welker had a late night covering president obama's campaign, and she joins us this morning from chicago. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, savannah. well, president obama is waking up as a two-term president. a lot of people said it wouldn't be possible because of the stagnan
stations are closed today for track work. the boston and virginia square stations are shut down. we'll talk riders between east fall church and claire on it. there's single tracking between vienna and eat falls church because of work on the silver line. tomorrow morning, they're telling us. >> sunny skies ahead of another mild afternoon, barb. >> look at that, it's almost picture perfect out there. a nice revisit with our early fall. temperatures are great. >> we have a wonderful weekend. we'll try to rebeat that today. this is the end of it because a chilly change is going to be moving in later tonight. right now, we have clouds moving in ahead of that chilly change. we have a lot cloudiness moving into the shenandoah valley, the blue ridge and points west. some of the crowds are streaking right over the metro area now. it's still mostly sunny in northern maryland, and on the eastern shore. and where the sun has broken out, the temperatures have climbed quickly because the temperatures are up to 68. here, we have a partly sunny sky, 63 it under the clouds though it's around 60, shenandoah
good -- that's very good news for places like boston, new york, and philadelphia, that were really hard hit by the last two storms. this one should not be as big of an influence there. with all the cold air trapped in canada, it will move back up in canada. we're not talking about any snow on the back side either. we can all kind of relax. and as i mentioned, get your feed up. nice, but cool, 37 to 44 degrees this evening. you'll need the coats again tomorrow morning. 27 to 36 degrees. and again, we will see more cloud cover tomorrow. so it will feel cooler. even though i'm going to to make it a degree warmer than today. next couple of days, temperatures staying in the 50s. 54 on friday. saturday looking pretty nice. i think mostly sunny with a high of 56. and then back down a little bit on sunday, 52 degrees. 52 on monday with a chance of showers as that coastal storm will be just off the coast, hopefully it will not have that big of impact now. i think the redskins game is looking good. yesterday i was a little worried about it, but it should be fine. a must-win game. >> it is. >>> co
. all these areas in blue and lavender are generally below freezing. boston is at 63. that's another warm spot there in miami. elsewhere, it is a cold start to this november morning. throughout the morning for the next couple of hours, probably till about 9:00 or so, we'll have the rain coming through with the breezes kicking up around 20 miles an hour. we already have about .75 to an inch of rain. not much more on top of what's already falling. by noontime, cloudy, chilly, the rain over. still a northwest wind gusting to 20 miles an hour. still in the 40s. we'll stay in the 40s the rest of the day today, and maybe a little sunshine breaking out. that may be perhaps mid to late afternoon. we'll be back down to near 40 by midnight. and then it will continue to drop all the way to near 30 by dawn rm tomorrow. quite a cold start to wednesday. bright and sunny day tomorrow. highs reaching near 50. cold mornings and chilly afternoons with sunshine on thursday, friday, and saturday. increasing clouds sunday. still chilly. might get rain sunday evening into monday. stay tuned. we'll keep yo
was heading to boston station when it t-boned the car. about 12 people were on the bus. a fairfax county fire rescue person told us at least one person was hospitalized, but is expected to be okay. >>> one of the three brand-new escalators at dupont circle south entrance is back in service now, but metro is still trying to figure out what caused it to shut down. the transit agency says something tripped the emergency shut-off switch this morning. the two exterior escalators remained in service. they were able to get it back up and running for this afternoon. it reopened two weeks ago after eight months while the escalators were replaced. >>> on the orange line, buses will replace trains between east falls church and clarendon. and trains will single track between vienna and east falls church. same thing between grovener and friendship heights on the red line. and green belt and college park on the green line. work starts tonight at 10:00 and will last through the day on monday. >>> when news 4 at 4:00 continues, a "modern family" drama. a young actress is removed from her mother's custody fol
washington, new york and boston. that's because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid soldout trains and long lines at ticket counters. >> hurricane sandy is making it extremely difficult on the new york state board of elections. they're shipping generators out to polling locations that are still without power. the board is expecting a low turnout. less than 25% rejgistered voter. the news comes as new jersey's board of elections announced it will allow residents to e-mail their votes in if they cannot get to a polling station. >>> right now, montgomery county council president roger better lander is discussing pepco's response to hurricane sandy. he's meeting with members of the media at the council office building in rockville. thousands lost electricity in the county as trees knocked over power lines following the storm. but pepco is receiving mostly high praise for their response. restoring power to everyone only a few days after that dynamic storm. >>> jersey just can't catch a break. they had
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